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Heroic Verse

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That verse in which epic poetry is generally written. In Greek and Latin it is hexameter verse, in English it is ten-syllable iambic verse, either in rhymes or not; in Italian it is the ottava rima. So called because it is employed to celebrate heroic exploits.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hermit
Hermite
Hermoth or Hermod
Hero
Hero and Leander
Hero Children
Heroes scratched off Church-doors
Heroic Age
Heroic Medicines
Heroic Size
Heroic Verse
Herod
Herod’s Death (Acts xii. 23)
Herodotus of Old London (The)
Heron-crests
Herostratos or Erostratos
Herring
Herring-bone (in building)
Herring-pond (The)
Hertford
Hertha